Species "Bacillus acnes"

Name: "Bacillus acnes" Gilchrist 1900

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 6919; CCUG 1794; CIP 53.117; DSM 1897; JCM 6425; LMG 16711; NCTC 737; NRRL B-4224; VKM Ac-1450

16S rRNA gene: EF680378 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Gilchrist TC. A bacteriological and microscopical study of over three hundred vesicular and pustular lesions of the skin, with a research upon the etiology of Acne vulgaris. Johns Hopkins Hospital Report 1900; 9:409-430.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published, basonym of name in Approved Lists

Correct name: Cutibacterium acnes (Gilchrist 1900) Scholz and Kilian 2016

Parent taxon: Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gilchrist TC. A bacteriological and microscopical study of over three hundred vesicular and pustular lesions of the skin, with a research upon the etiology of Acne vulgaris. Johns Hopkins Hospital Report 1900; 9:409-430.

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